Why is Elon Musk so Smart?February 26, 2017 – 08:21 pm

Why is Elon Musk so Smart?

Musk publicly hasn’t offered a lot of detail about why he’s concerned, and what could go wrong. That changed in an interview with scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, , ” as “any intellect that greatly exceed the cognitive performance of humans in virtually all domains of interest.” Musk isn’t worried about simpler forms of artificial intelligence, such as a driverless car or smart conditioning unit. The danger is when a machine can rapidly educate itself…

SpaceX Flight 6February 15, 2017 – 07:34 pm

SpaceX Flight 6

SpaceX has delayed the launch of its fifth operational space station resupply mission from Friday to Jan. 6 because of problems encountered during an engine test firing Tuesday, limited options for additional launch attempts over the holidays and unrelated issues concerning the space station s orbit, the company and NASA confirmed Thursday. SpaceX spokesman John Taylor said the hot fire test, in which the nine Merlin 1D engines in the Falcon 9 rocket…

Tesla Motors Elon MuskFebruary 11, 2017 – 07:27 pm

Tesla Motors Elon Musk

Age 44 Source Of Wealth Tesla Motors, Self Made 8 Residence Los Angeles, CA Citizenship United States Marital Status Divorced Children 5 Education Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Pennsylvania Elon Musk on Forbes Lists Elon Musk s meteoric ride hit a speed bump in June when one of his SpaceX rockets, on its way to resupply the International Space Station, exploded two minutes into the trip. The failed mission is part of a $1.6 billion contract…

SpaceX Kwajalein Launch FacilityJanuary 28, 2017 – 06:34 pm

SpaceX Kwajalein Launch Facility

The Falcon 1 rocket, developed by SpaceX, fires its first stage engine during a test at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Credit: SpaceX. LOGAN, Utah-Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) of El Segundo, California is putting in place private rocket facilities at a Kwajalein Atoll launch area in the western Pacific Ocean. Yet the going has been tough for the private start-up, bankrolled by Elon Musk, chairman and chief executive…

Elon Musk Tesla Electric carJanuary 8, 2017 – 04:33 pm

Elon Musk Tesla Electric car

After the New York financial markets close this afternoon, Tesla Motors will release its first-quarter financial results and its quarterly letter to shareholders. The company announced last month, just after the close of the quarter, that it had delivered 10, 030 Model S electric cars. At that time, the company s guidance (or informed projection) for its full-year deliveries in 2015 was 55, vehicles. That number represents a two-thirds increase…

Elon Musk Tenacious DJanuary 7, 2017 – 04:32 pm

Elon Musk Tenacious D

The Hyperloop is the brainchild of Elon Musk, best known as the man at the head of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. It is a high-speed transportation system, still in the theoretical stage, that will transport passengers and cargo at speeds up to 750 mph (1200 kph) — basically Mach 1. This speed would shorten travel time between Los Angeles and San Francisco to about a half hour. And though it’s Musk’s idea, he doesn’t sit on Hyperloop’s board nor is he an…

Elon Musk Solar CityDecember 20, 2016 – 03:42 pm

Elon Musk Solar City

Following months of anticipation, Tesla founder Elon Musk last week unveiled a suite of batteries for homes and businesses that he says will “fundamentally change the way the world uses energy.” And while this is huge news from the electric carmaker, the biggest initial impact it’ll make will be for SolarCity and its customers looking to untether from Big Power. The San Mateo, California-based solar supplier is the first in line to incorporate Tesla’s…

What is Elon Musk IQ?December 18, 2016 – 03:28 pm

What is Elon Musk IQ?

I was enjoying a quiet weekend when my news feed started to pop up with stories such as Elon Musk warns us that human-level AI is ‘potentially more dangerous than nukes’ and Elon Musk: AI could be more dangerous than nukes. Wow! Now usually I am a huge fan of Mr. Musk, his approach to innovation, and many of the amazing things he and his teams have accomplished at Tesla and SpaceX for example. But I have to say that I strongly disagree with Mr. Musk…

Elon Musk 5 IdeasDecember 4, 2016 – 02:41 pm

Elon Musk 5 Ideas

Elon Musk has been ranting about killer robots again. The risk of something seriously dangerous happening is in the five year timeframe,Musk wrote. Aware that internet commenters may mock him for his outlandish predictions, Musk defended his views, writing, This is not a case of crying wolf about something I don t understand. But minutes after he posted the comment, , Musk warned the audience about killer robots. He suggested that advanced artificial…

Elon Musk zip2November 24, 2016 – 01:36 pm

Elon Musk zip2

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk look on as California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks during a news conference at Tesla Motors headquarters in Palo Alto, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Elon Musk Is Best Known for: Elon Musk is best known for being the co-founder of PayPal, a money-transfer service for Web consumers, for founding Space Exploration Technologies or SpaceX, the first private company to launch a rocket into space, and for founding…